Matara, Sri Lanka
Step into serenity at Suriyawatta, a beautiful 5-bedroom property perched on the beachfront of the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Location-wise, it’s about 40 mins from the historic town of Galle and on the edge of the bay of Welligama.
Capitalising on the tropical beauty of its lush surroundings, the moment you enter the gates here you know you are somewhere special. Tense shoulders relax, heart-rates slow down and smiles start spreading as you settle into this happy home that boasts a bright and airy feel for the ultimate in escape and relaxation.
Sleek and chic, the décor is colonial elegance meets modern day luxury with an overriding beach vibe. State-of-the-art facilities are present throughout without being overpowering. The sitting room, furnished with squashy sofas, antique writing desks and books, is a great place for chilling out in comfort and taking in the views of the azure Indian ocean. The kitchen offers all modern amenities and is the domain of your experienced chef and amiable staff.
Outside, breezy wraparound verandas spill onto terraced lawns sun-dappled by the boughs of frangipani trees, coconut palms and blushing bougainvillea. The pool lies on the lower terrace, and a few steps down the garden you’ll find the entrance to a small beach and lagoon meaning there is no need to travel far for sand between your toes, coastline strolls, surfing or swimming.
- Location & Getting There
The beautiful 5-bedroom family home rests on an elevated hillside, overlooking Weligama Bay. Guests can make their way to Suriyawatta from both Ratmalana Airport and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport within 3 hours by car. Suriyawatta is also an easy 40 minute drive away from the historic town of Galle.
Escape to tropical paradise at Suriyawatta, soaking in the countryside homey charm of the stunning 5-bedroom property. Throughout the private home, colonial elegance meets modern minimalism across 2,556 square metres, providing spacious living for every guest. Inside, amenities are thoughtfully arranged against timber wood furnishings, one of Sri Lanka’s trademark natural produce. Each bedroom sits within a pavilion; four in a main pavilion while the fifth bedroom is located in a detached pavilion.
- Private kitchen
Alleviate all stresses with the relaxing atmosphere of Suriyawatta. You can enjoy a refreshing sunset drink by the picture-postcard poolside, take a stroll along the lush gardens or retreat at the pristine shore pass the cascading lawns. For the active at heart, swimming, snorkelling and surfing are also available.
Suriyawatta is a home built for families, welcoming children of all ages.